Early CT finding in cerebral infarction: obscuration of the lentiform nucleus.

@article{Tomura1988EarlyCF,
  title={Early CT finding in cerebral infarction: obscuration of the lentiform nucleus.},
  author={N Tomura and Kazuo Uemura and Atsushi Inugami and Hiromasa Fujita and Shuichi Higano and Fumio Shishido},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={168 2},
  pages={463-7}
}
Early computed tomographic (CT) findings (scans obtained within 6 hours of the onset of stroke) were retrospectively analyzed in 25 patients with embolic cerebral infarction of the middle cerebral artery or internal carotid artery distribution, including the lentiform nucleus, diagnosed on the basis of findings at sequential CT. CT scans were analyzed for the following: (a) an obscured outline or partial disappearance of the lentiform nucleus, (b) a slight decrease in tissue density, or (c… CONTINUE READING
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